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Acer's upcoming tablets, smartphone: A visual tour

Acer debuts a tablet computer and smartphone making it the latest company to challenge Apple and its touch screen devices the iPad and iPhone.

  • Iconia Dual-Screen Tablet
  • Iconia: The Ring
  • 10.1-inch Windows Tablet
  • Windows Tablet Dock
  • 4.8-inch Android Smartphone
  • Acer's Android Tablets
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Iconia: The Ring

Acer plans to add lots of custom software on top of Windows 7, including touch-based photo, video and music browsers, a social media reader and a virtual scrapbook for storing Website clippings and taking notes. Central to the software element is the "Ring," a navigation menu that pops up when you place five fingers on the screen. Typing's going to be a royal pain, though.

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